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Game Info: Portland Trail Blazers (4-2) at Houston Rockets (1-4)

  • Date: Tuesday, October 30
  • Time: 8:10 p.m. EST
  • Location: Toyota Center - Houston, TX

Odds: According to FanDuel Sportsbook

  • Moneyline: Portland Trail Blazers: +158 | Houston Rockets: -186
  • Spread: Portland Trail Blazers: +4.5 (-110) | Houston Rockets: -4.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under: 223 - Over: -110 | Under: -110

Interesting Stats

  • The Rockets began this week ranked fourth-worst in defensive efficiency (114.7 points allowed per 100 possessions) this season -- last season they finished seventh-best. 
  • The Trail Blazers opened the season averaging 51 rebounds per game, while the Rockets are averaging 40.6. 
  • The Houston Rockets haven't won a game at home this season (0-3) after losing only 7 games at home last year. 

Best Prop Bets

  • Jusuf Nurkic: Over 8.5 Rebounds (-126) - Nurkic has grabbed exactly 11 rebounds in three of his last four games against the Rockets. 
  • Chris Paul: Over 21.5 Points Scored (-112) - CP3 hasn't gotten off to a great start scoring yet this season, but it's worth noting, CP3 has scored at least 22 points (averaging 28) in all four games as a Rocket against the Trail Blazers. Now that James Harden is out of the way, he should be able to hit this mark in his sleep. 

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